We decide which is right and which is an illusion.

Archive for July, 2013

Readiness To Doubt

‘For men become civilized not in proportion to their willingness to believe but in their readiness to doubt.’

Henry Louis Mencken
American Journalist, Essayist, Magazine Editor, Satirist, Critic of American life and culture, and Scholar of American English

Ignorance Of Ignorance

‘Not ignorance, but ignorance of ignorance is the death of knowledge.’

Alfred North Whitehead
English Mathematician and Philosopher
Considered to be the greatest speculative mind of the 20th century

We Need To Change Not The Planet But Ourselves

‘And we are beginning to hear the groaning from our tortured planet. We are at a point when we must realize that if we want to continue to call this planet our home, we need to change not the planet but ourselves.’

Dr. Masaru Emoto
Japanese Author and Entrepreneur best known for his claims that human consciousness has an effect on the molecular structure of water

Many People Would Rather Die

‘Many people would rather die than think. In fact, many do so.’

Bertrand Russell
British Philosopher, Logician, Mathematician, Historian, and Social Critic

Grasp The Universe As It Is

‘It is far better to grasp the universe as it is than to persist in delusion however satisfying and reassuring.’

Carl Sagan
American Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Cosmologist, and Author

The Greatest Weapon Against Stress

‘The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.’

William James
American Philosopher and Psychologist

You Liberator

‘Only you yourself can be your liberator.’

Wilhelm Reich
Austrian Psychoanalyst
One of the most radical figures in the history of psychiatry
Author of Listen, Little Man!